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CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

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For Immediate Release: 3/9/2016

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State Parks Announces Application Deadline for the California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program

Contact:

Gloria Sandoval

Deputy Director of Public Affairs

916.651.7661 – 916.956.6814 Cell

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks is providing approximately $16 million for new outdoor recreation opportunities in heavily populated, low-income urban areas with high youth crime and unemployment rate. Local agencies, recreation districts, school districts and community-based organizations are encouraged to apply. The application due date is Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.

The competitive grant program, California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development, is managed by State Park’s Office of Grants and Local Services. Funding can be used to fund new soccer, basketball, baseball and softball recreation opportunities. Interested applicants may view application requirements and guidelines online on the department’s website.

Technical assistance workshops will also be held throughout the state this spring to further assist interested applicants. Registration is required. To RSVP for a workshop, please visit the following website www.surveymonkey.com/r/youthsoccerworkshop. Workshop dates and locations are listed below:

Workshops

California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development

Date

Location

 

Monday, March 28

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Sacramento

Rusch Community Center

7801 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights

 

Tuesday, March 29

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Redding

Redding City Hall

777 Cypress Ave., Redding

 

Wednesday, March 30

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Santa Rosa

DHS Administration Rotunda Conf. Room

3313 Chanate Road, Santa Rosa

 

Wednesday, April 13

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Indio

Indio Community Center

45-871 Clinton Street, Indio

 

Thursday, April 14

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

El Centro

Community Center

375 S First Street, El Centro

 

Friday, April 15

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

San Diego

Balboa Park Club, Santa Fe Room

2144 Pan American Rd W, San Diego

 

Wednesday, April 27

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Paso Robles

Library Conference Room

1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles

 

Thursday, April 28

9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

Gilroy

City Council Chambers

7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy

(Hosted by the City of Gilroy)

 

Friday, April 29

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Oakland

Trudeau Center

11500 Skyline Blvd., Oakland

 

Monday, May 9

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Glendale

Glendale Civic Auditorium

1401 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale

 

Tuesday, May 10

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Bakersfield

Riverlakes Ranch Community Center

3825 Riverlakes Drive, Bakersfield

 

Wednesday, May 11

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Merced

Merced Civic Center, Sam Pipes Room

678 W. 18th Street, Merced

 

Wednesday, June 1

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Ontario

Westwind Community Center

2455 East Riverside Drive, Ontario

(Hosted by the City of Ontario)

 

Thursday, June 2

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Anaheim

West Anaheim Youth Center

320 South Beach Boulevard, Anaheim

 

Friday, June 3

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Long Beach

Wardlow Park

3457 Stanbridge Avenue, Long Beach

 

The California Youth Soccer Recreation and Development Program is set forth in §5004.5 of the Public Resources Code and the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 as set forth in §5096.600 through §5096.683 of the Public Resources Code.

For more information on the Office of Grants and Local Services, please visit www.parks.ca.gov/grants. You can also follow the Office of Grants and Local Services on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/caparksgrants.

 

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To provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state’s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high quality outdoor recreation.